AmphibiaWeb - Asterophrys pullifer
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Asterophrys pullifer
family: Microhylidae
subfamily: Asterophryinae
genus: Asterophrys
Taxonomic Notes: We follow Rivera et al. (2017) in recognizing Metamagnusia and Pseudocallulops as synonyms of Asterophrys. While the phylogenetic relationships of these species remains unresolved, they have long been recognized as closely related to one another.
Rivera, J. A., F. Kraus, A. Allison, and M. A. Butler. 2017. Molecular phylogenetics and dating of the problematic New Guinea microhylid frogs (Amphibia: Anura) reveals elevated speciation rates and need for taxonomic reclassification. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 112:1-11.
 
Species Description: Gunther R 2006 Derived reproductive modes in New Guinean anuran amphibians and description of a new species with paternal care in the genus Callulops (Microhylildae). J. Zool. 268:153-170.
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Data Deficient (DD)
CITES No CITES Listing
National Status None
Regional Status None

   

 

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